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Menopause Myth Buster Session January 16th 2017

Posted on: January 12th, 2017 by Anita Dyrbye No Comments

This is an invitation to join us for a Menopause Myth Buster Info Session January 16th at 7 p.m. 

Located at Anita Dyrbye’s home/office at 3 Overton Place St. Albert, Alberta.

This session is focused on the Power of Thought and the impact it has on your menopause .

Going through menopause?  Have you considered that you are now at the most perfect age in life?   Officially as a mature woman (menopausal) you are considered a ‘Wise woman”, and as such master of your destiny.

Through the generations Wise-women have secretly shared their truths amongst each other about what menopause truly means. Over the decades, these truths have evolved integrating new knowledge, experiences and expertise but the most powerful parts have remained unchanged for decades.  This knowledge has been used for many generations and within all cultures around the world giving women a sense of pride, courage, focus and yes,

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Edmonton’s Menopause Day Speaker Feature: Dianna Bowes. Mind, Body, Spirit.

Posted on: April 29th, 2016 by Anita Dyrbye No Comments

Edmonton’s Menopause Day Conference and Trade show is this Sunday May 1st from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Chateau Nova Hotel on Yellow Head and St. Albert Trail. $30 for the entire day including lunch!

Tickets at Eventbrite:

Featuring Dianna Bowes.

If not now… then when?   Pondering this thought provoking question at a vulnerable point in her midlife years, compelled entrepreneurial visionary, Dianna Bowes, to make a powerful life change. Recognizing that women of a “certain age” are simply without any outlet or support for their passions, and interests, Dianna decided to remedy the situation. Thus the innovative Fabulous@50 brand was born, quickly becoming a driving force in uniting and empowering female baby boomers to refresh their body, mind and spirit.

Dianna Bowes is an inspirational speaker, founder and director of the annual trade show Fabulous @ 50 and publisher of emagazine Be Fabulous! She is celebrating …

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Edmonton’s Menopause Day speaker feature: Kate Case, Yoga for Menopause

Posted on: April 27th, 2016 by Anita Dyrbye No Comments

Edmonton’s Menopause Day Conference and Trade show is this Sunday May 1st from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Chateau Nova Hotel on Yellow Head and St. Albert Trail. $30 for the entire day including lunch! Tickets at Eventbrite:

Speaker feature: Yoga Instructor Kate Case, “Fighting Menopause? Come into Flow with Your Hormones, Rhythms, and Well-Being with Yoga. 

In this fascinating talk, Kate Case guides you to make the connection between yoga therapy and the different mental, emotional, and physical strengths related to your natural hormonal fluctuations throughout menopause.

Kate Case is an expert in women’s wellness and soul connection. She guides dedicated women who want to understand their bodies’ natural rhythms, achieve hormonal balance, heal pain, and connect deeply within. Kate’s profound work integrates the ancient healing arts of yoga and yoga therapy, Thai massage, Taoist/Chinese Medicine, the Sacred Feminine, Ayurveda, Eastern energy anatomy, and Nature’s medicine. …

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Edmonton’s Menopause Day, Feature Speaker Topic: Menopause, Sexual Body Secrets

Posted on: April 26th, 2016 by Anita Dyrbye No Comments

Menopause: Sexy Body Secrets For Sexual Energy (Physiotherapy)

A unique opportunity to learn about pelvic floor health during menopause at the Edmonton’s Menopause Day conference & Trade show this Sunday May 1st from 10a.m.-4p.m. Link for tickets below!

Traci Belyk, of Cura Physiotherapy in Edmonton, will introduce you to numerous ways you can use your own body’s abilities and energy to improve your sexual function and satisfaction.  Knowledge is pleasure and power.

 Traci Belyk, a registered nurse and pelvic health physiotherapist with CURA Physical Therapies maintains an active practice an also is an instructor for public health sessions  “Be in Control” and post partum pelvic health sessions for new moms.

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Edmonton’s Menopause Day Feature Speaker: ‘Embrace Your Second Spring’

Posted on: April 23rd, 2016 by Anita Dyrbye No Comments

Brenda Kohut will be speaking at the Edmonton’s Menopause Day Event on how Chinese Medicine (Acupuncture) views menopause as a ‘Second Spring’.  It should be seen as a natural transition and not as a medical condition.  Chinese medicine is individualized, safe and effective and can be used preventatively.

Brenda Kohut R.Ac. Doctor of Acupuncture Brenda is a graduate of the three year Diploma Acupuncture Program at Grant MacEwan University in Edmonton and the two year Diploma Shiatsu Massage Program at the Shiatsu School of Canada in Toronto.  She has been practicing in the field of complementary health care for over 15 years and has continued her studies in women’s health with regards to menopausal transition.

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Don’t Miss this one day event May 1st from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $30.23 and includes lunch.  For more information contact Anita at 780 418-0948…

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Edmonton’s Menopause Day Feature Speaker: Fashion, Menopause and You!

Posted on: April 21st, 2016 by Anita Dyrbye No Comments

Has menopause affected the shape of your body? Perhaps your jeans don’t fit as well as they used to, or your favourite little blouse doesn’t give you that ‘look’ or confident feeling anymore? At 50+ our bodies change, and so do our attitudes. Embrace your changing body with clothing to give yourself that confident smile and wink when you look at yourself in the mirror.

Michele Bilsborrow, Fashion Stylist and owner/ operator of Cheeky Coutures Boutique in Red Deer, Alberta. Michele has been dressing amazing women from all walks of life for more than 20 years. Her specialty is supporting today’s mature, modern woman. Pioneering a new approach to fashion with sound, professional advice and direction she inspires women to take on life with a whole new attitude…

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Edmonton’s Menopause Day Speaker feature, Menopause and Your Spouse

Posted on: April 20th, 2016 by Anita Dyrbye No Comments

Join us at Edmonton’s Menopause Day for a session on;

Menopause and Your Spouse Strengthening Your Relationship


Maintaining healthy relationships while going through menopause can be a roller-coaster ride. In this session psychotherapists, Lorraine and Sherry will provide key insights of how to re-connect and build a healthy, happy relationship during this powerful stage of life.
Sherry Bilida, BA (Psych), MPS (CAN) In addition to her BA in Psychology from the University of Alberta, Sherry also has her Masters of Psychotherapy and Spirituality from St. Stephen’s College and is in clinical practice at Corner Stone Counselling and also at Community Counselling in Edmonton.
 Lorraine Nicely, M.R.E., MTh & Psychology.
As a Psychotherapist with over 30+ years of experience. Lorraine’s embraces a holistic approach in relationships between people and the environment. Lorraine works facilitating at a self-sustainable retreat lodge located just outside of Devon helping individuals, couples & families.


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Edmonton’s Menopause Day Conference

Posted on: March 11th, 2016 by Anita Dyrbye No Comments







For Tickets click here

Click here for the list of speakers!   Menopause Day List of speakers for web

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3 drug free ways to manage your menopause naturally

Posted on: February 4th, 2016 by Anita Dyrbye 2 Comments

Journal entry: Mom had it right, I can achieve drug free menopause provided I follow the basics of changing my lifestyle to match my changing body’s needs.  Thank God for mothers!

Next 357 days of 2016 with ‘hot’ prose and verses on how your journey through life and your menopause will be!

Take control of your menopause naturally!

Menopause starts with your attitude towards aging. In 2015 a 10-year study conducted by Maturitas found that a woman’s attitude towards aging dictated how well she will go through menopause.

Stay in control of your menopause by:

  1. Nourishing your changing body properly. At this stage in life most women have a good understanding of what is good for them and what isn’t. We don’t need yet another gimmick or new diet program to teach us that. We simply need to be determined to take control of our choices, and change those
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Feeling Run Down? Understanding Menopause Fatigue and How to Get Your Energy Back

Posted on: December 14th, 2015 by Alyssa Kraus No Comments

A major symptom that is commonly associated with menopause is fatigue. It is not often thought of as a hallmark symptom of menopause, the way hot flashes and night sweats are, but it is an extremely common complaint of women who are going through this rite of passage. Women will often talk about feeling mentally and physically exhausted in such a way that it takes every last bit of energy to get through the day. Menopausal fatigue can manifest itself as sleepiness, poor memory, inattentiveness, brain fog/mental fuzziness and irritability. It is NOT part of the normal aging process to feel exhausted and tired all the time. There are a number of contributing factors that cause fatigue in menopause. Understanding what causes this physical and mental exhaustion will aid in providing a solution to alleviate this problem.

Causes of Menopausal Fatigue:

There are several hormones that influence our energy and …

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